6 May 2006
One in the Los column
Michelle Malkin seems peeved that the Texas Rangers would rework their uniforms slightly for
I can't bring myself to get worked up over this. There has been a substantial Hispanic presence in major-league baseball for decades, and there isn't anything wrong with tacitly acknowledging that fact. And while "Los Rangers" looks, well, sort of silly, this gesture strikes me as more "Oh, what the hell, it'll be fun" than "Let's do something for reconquista."
Although I think it would have been funnier had the visitors that night seen fit to replace their standard "New York" shirts with, say, "Damn Yankees."
I did like Rick Moore's barb:
Just for last night's game, stolen bases were known as "undocumented bases", and no one was allowed to be thrown out.
Incidentally, Los Rangers lost, 8-7.
And if we ever have a Cleveland/Atlanta World Series, expect the rhetorical fur to fly.Posted at 12:00 PM to Base Paths